RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook and wonder how the undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder would fare against Keith Thurman, if an all-British showdown with Amir Khan will ever happen, or if we’re all getting a little carried away with his KO of Jo Jo Dan in this week’s Monday mailbag.

RingTv image Kell Brook easily handles Jo Jo Dan, looks to bigger challenges

Kell Brook easily handles Jo Jo Dan, looks to bigger challenges

Undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder Kell Brook showed no ill-effects from the machete stab wound to his leg suffered seven months ago as he made quick work of Jo Jo Dan on Saturday in Sheffield, England, dropping his mandatory challenger four times before the fight was stopped after four one-sided rounds.

RingTv image Kell Brook makes short work of Ionut Dan Ion in first title defense

Kell Brook makes short work of Ionut Dan Ion in first title defense

In what amounted to target practice, Kell Brook made the first defense of his IBF welterweight title with a four-round stoppage of woefully ill-equipped mandatory challenger Ionut Dan Ion on Saturday in his native Sheffield, England. Brook dropped Ion four times before the challenger’s corner kept him on his stool after round 4.

RingTv image Sakio Bika: low-key, ignored and ticked-off

Sakio Bika: low-key, ignored and ticked-off

On April 4, former WBC 168-pound titlist Sakio Bika faces RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson. But to some in the media, the result is a foregone conclusion – and that has Bika a little out of sorts.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the stylistic matchups of Jhonny Gonzalez-Garry Russell Jr., Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao and James DeGale-Andre Dirrell, as well as opinions and questions about Pacquiao’s boxing ability, the Charlo brothers, Albert Pagara and Kosei Tanaka, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Perfect Execution: The heavy bag

Perfect Execution: The heavy bag

The legendary Bernard Hopkins explains how to tango with every boxer’s most essential dance partner: the heavy bag. Perfect Execution, the popular illustrated technical guide to boxing is back as a regular feature in the pages of THE RING magazine. That includes the May 2015 issue, which is on newsstands now.

RingTv image Nonito Donaire Jr. returns to junior featherweight for comeback fight

Nonito Donaire Jr. returns to junior featherweight for comeback fight

Nonito Donaire Jr. has had to work to get his body back down to 122 pounds for his fight on Saturday against William Prado in Metro Manila, Philippines. How well the veteran performs will let fans know if he can rebound from his first KO loss and determine whether a step down in weight will be the reinvention he’s looking for.